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Questions for Roland Perry

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Fri May 14, 2010 6:49 am

Please add your questions for the Amstrad guru below
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Re: Questions for Roland Perry

Post by Britnostalgic » Fri May 14, 2010 6:54 am

Roland. What on earth did you mean when you mentioned that the GX4000 was almost as powerful as the SNES?

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Re: Questions for Roland Perry

Post by ipmarks » Fri May 14, 2010 12:46 pm

Did you ever get out of those caves?

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Post by markopoloman » Fri May 14, 2010 9:16 pm

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Re: Questions for Roland Perry

Post by The Master » Sat May 15, 2010 5:58 am

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Post by RMLF » Sat May 15, 2010 8:57 am

Are you a Ro- Ro Ferry? or the mysterious 3rd wave. the Ro-Ro Perry?
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Re: Questions for Roland Perry

Post by Timothy Lumsden » Sat May 15, 2010 11:29 am

If you're being honest, what percentage of Amsoft games were put out to make up the numbers and were substandard?

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Re: Questions for Roland Perry

Post by merman » Sat May 15, 2010 1:09 pm

During the development of the machine, the processor was changed from a 6502 to a Z80. Did you think this was a good thing?

Were there any games Amsoft turned down for any reason and refused to publish?
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Re: Questions for Roland Perry

Post by SirClive » Sat May 15, 2010 1:14 pm

Were you disappointed that so many developers chose to do lazy ports of Spectrum games instead of using the machines stregnths?
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Re: Questions for Roland Perry

Post by Seadog74 » Sun May 16, 2010 12:48 pm

Could the GX4000 have been released sooner as it was all a bit late?
Was the designer of the GX4000 a Star Wars fan as it looks a bit like a Snowspeeder?
To have a chance against the Amiga and Atari St, could the plus systems come with more memory/power?

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Re: Questions for Roland Perry

Post by paranoid marvin » Sun May 16, 2010 3:15 pm

Do you think that forcing gamers to have to pay the extra cost for a monitor , when your main rivals didn't was a mistake?

Also were you involved in the takeover of Sinclair and what were your feelings on this?
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Re: Questions for Roland Perry

Post by Dizrythmia » Sun May 16, 2010 10:46 pm

What was your favourite "Roland" game on the Amstrad?

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Re: Questions for Roland Perry

Post by Doddsy » Tue May 18, 2010 11:13 am

Why wasn't the image of the Roland character consistent? Do you think Amsoft & Amstrad could have sold more units if Roland had been an identifiable mascot like Miner Willy, Sonic or Mario?
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Re: Questions for Roland Perry

Post by Britnostalgic » Tue May 18, 2010 4:00 pm

Why didn't Amstrad release the super powerful ANT CPC? It existed, so why wasn't it released... the specs look awesome??

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